FONATUR releases data on how the Mayan Train Project will take care of the environment and fauna

The National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (Fonatur) launched El Tren y la Tierra, a summary of all the environmental actions, agreements, and collaborations that the Mayan Train Project has specified to protect the environment, in addition to answering some questions regarding this project. According to the federal government, the document More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Mexico-Belize border will remain closed

The reopening of the border between Mexico and Belize was scheduled for August 15th, however, this has been canceled due to the 61.6 percent increase in Covid-19 cases in that Caribbean country. The measure More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Intrafamily violence cases in Quintana Roo are multiplying exponentially

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, QUINTANA ROO (July 23, 2020).- More than 2,360 cases of family violence have been reported to the Ministry of Public Security and Traffic in the municipality of Solidaridad so far this year. Jorge More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 17th, 2020

Quintana Roo prepares to combat the Central American Locust

This plague is capable of affecting more than 400 different crops, such as corn, beans, sorghum, soybeans, sugar cane, just to name a few. The Plant Health Committee of Quintana Roo announced that the state More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Hotel occupancy in Chetumal faces a critical situation with only 9%

Chetumal has only managed to sell 291 hotel rooms of the 3,240 registered, so far this summer. Almost a month after the economic reactivation, the hotel occupancy in Quintana Roo has not managed to exceed 15%. More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 15th, 2020

Fonatur requests 1,000 hectares from the Bacalar ejido for the Maya Train Project

The National Tourism Promotion Fund (Fonatur) asked the Bacalar ejido to incorporate 1,000 hectares in the urban real estate project that is part of the Maya Train, in addition to another 6 hectares for the construction More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Former governor of Quintana Roo will remain in house arrest

After 19 years locked up in jail, the former governor of Quintana Roo, Mario Ernesto Villanueva Madrid, announced on his social networks that the Legal Counsel of the Presidency had issued an agreement to order More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Mahahual to reopen on June 8

Mahahual business owners are getting ready to restart activities next week, with the initial phase of training their staff and adapting their facilities, to offer services to visitors in compliance with the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Pandemic “sinks” cruise tourism in Quintana Roo

The reactivation of the cruise industry in Quintana Roo is going to take a long time and could take place until the end of this year. This is an urgent situation mainly for Mahahual, which depends almost one hundred More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Surveillance between Mexico and Belize is reinforced to avoid more infections

BELIZE (May 23, 2020).- Belizean authorities said that by crossing to Mexico, they are putting the nation at risk for coronavirus. At the insistence of smuggling food, soft drinks and beers through the Río More...